In a letter, written on behalf of Simba Properties Investment Co. Limited, Simba Telecom Limited, Linda Properties Limited, and Elgon Terrace Hotel Limited - all companies belonging to city businessman Patrick Bitature - demanded that Monitor not only retracts the story but also compensate Bitature for the reputation damage the publication had caused.
The approval followed a request by Henry Musasizi, the Minister of State for Finance –General Duties. The supplementary budget is for this financial year 2021/2022 which is scheduled to end on June 30.
The Adhoc Committee of parliament, which has been investigating the distribution of 82.05 acres of Nakawa-Naguru land in its report to parliament, reveals that whereas lease offers of less acreage were communicated by the Secretary to the Commission, there were no minutes availed to support such reductions or variations in sizes connoting the existence of fraudulent intent.
Addressing journalists at the Media Centre, Vincent Elong, the Chairman of the Union says that following the negotiations with the Ministry of Education, Public service, and the Union representatives they agreed to halt the strike until June 13, 2022.
Last year, the government embarked on a construction project of the two-phased Fly Over Project threatening the existence of the monument. As works for phase one, which starts from Clock Tower in the city center to Mukwano road nears completion, there have been concerns about the Centenary Monument that is sitting in the area to be affected by the project.
Opiyo says the suspect then came with a big stick and stone to scare the little girl, held her hand and led her to his house, and only released her when he heard the voice of the girl’s mother who was already looking for her daughter.
MPs on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE have discovered in an ongoing probe against into the ULC that the system was deactivated for a period of about 15 months between September 2019 and April 2021.
According to a statement by WHO, the new vaccine is recommended for use as a single dose among adults and that it was found to have 64% efficacy against symptomatic disease and 92% against severe COVID-19.
Uganda Radio Network- URN learnt that the Land Commission allocated 2 acres of land to ROKO Construction Company Limited in consideration OPEC's 1.7 acres on which ROKO had initially constructed a slab for its client. ROKO also received compensated worth 15.72 billion in lieu of any interest they held in 2 acres earlier allocated to them, inclusive of the slab. This figure is inclusive of 87 percent interest rate per annum. The payment is deemed irregular because as a third party, ROKO had no claim whatsoever against the government.
Owori also accused Okongo and the Electoral Commission officials of conniving to alter the declaration of result forms showing that he obtained 06 votes instead of 60 votes, which led to his defeat with a margin of 23 votes. The high court dismissed the application on the grounds that Owori had failed to adduce sufficient evidence to support his claims.
Uganda is expected to have more than 10 sports disciplines at the 2022 Commonwealth Games that will be held in July and August. These include boxing, table tennis, athletics, netball, and rugby sevens, among others.
Paul Lokol, the LC V Chairperson of Nabilatuk district says that the suspects were starved in the cells. "On Wednesday, I visited some of the youths who were rounded up from Nabilatuk on Monday and were taken to the army barracks. But I found the youth miserable since they had not eaten for two days," he said.
According to reports from the Ministry of Health, 5 mothers who deliver in health facilities are dying. This is 11 women less than the 16 mothers registered in the 2016 Uganda Demographics and Health Survey.